MOUAU 2024 Admission Requirements

Discover the admission requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate programs at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, including entry qualifications, direct entry, and graduation criteria.

MOUAU 2024 Admission Requirements
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Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), renowned for its commitment to academic excellence and innovation, offers diverse undergraduate and postgraduate programs tailored to meet the demands of today's dynamic job market. Here's a detailed overview of admission requirements for prospective students seeking to join this esteemed institution.

Undergraduate Studies Admission Requirements:

Prospective undergraduate students must adhere to the following criteria:

1. General Entry Requirements:

   - Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

   - Must have a minimum of five credit passes in relevant subjects, including English and Mathematics, obtained at not more than two sittings in SSCE or its equivalent.

   - A competitive score in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) organized by JAMB is mandatory.

- For the B. Agriculture program, specific subject requirements apply, including Chemistry, Biology/Agricultural Science, Mathematics, Physics, and English Language.

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2. Transfer Candidates:

   - Transfer students must fulfill minimum entry requirements for MOUAU and the specific requirements of the desired department/program.

   - Submission of academic transcripts and special reports from previous institutions is mandatory.


3. Change of Course/Department:

   - Students failing to meet departmental criteria may request a change to a different department, provided they meet the new department's requirements.

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Direct Entry:

Candidates with qualifications such as OND/ND, HND, or NCE may gain admission into 200 or 100 level, depending on their credentials.

Pre-Degree Programs:

Candidates must possess at least five 'O' Level credits, including English and Mathematics.

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Postgraduate Programs Admission Requirements:

1. Postgraduate Diploma Program:

   - Holders of third-class Honours Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) at Distinction or Upper credit level may apply.

2. Master’s Degree:

   - Graduates with a second-class Honours Bachelor's degree or its equivalent, or Third class Honours with an Upper Credit in Postgraduate Diploma, are eligible.

   - HND holders with at least a credit in Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant field can also apply.

3. Doctor of Philosophy Degree:

   - Candidates must hold a first-class Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s Degree with a Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 on a 5-point scale.

For more information and to begin your admission process, visit the official school website (

At MOUAU, we uphold rigorous academic standards and provide a supportive environment for students to thrive. Whether you're pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree, our comprehensive admission requirements ensure that you're equipped for success in your academic journey. Apply now and join us in shaping the future of agriculture and beyond.

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